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Covenant Health Clin Nurse III in Knoxville, Tennessee

Overview

Registered Nurse, Post Anesthesia Care

PRN/OCC, Variable Hours (Some Weekend, Weeknight, & Holiday Call Required)

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is an award-winning, certified, and accredited facility with 541 beds. As a Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center, Fort Sanders offers state-of-the art care that maximizes recovery from stroke. We are also the region’s leader in technology in areas such as bariatric surgery, robotic surgery and minimally invasive spine surgery. Our door-to-balloon times for heart attack patients are below the national average, and our hip fracture center offers advanced diagnosis, surgery and recovery procedures for hip patients.

In February 2021, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center completed construction on two brand new critical care floors, located on the fourth and fifth floors of the Center for Advanced Medicine. The department’s state-of-the-art rooms feature in-room dialysis connections, eICU telehealth capability and lifting equipment to safely mobilize and move patients. To learn more visit https://www.fsregional.com/ .

Position Summary: Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.

Responsibilities

  • Correlates patient history and support systems within hospital care/nursing home care.

  • Assesses needs of patient and family.

  • Develops and initiates plan of care, involving patient and family.

  • Recommends interventions.

  • Evaluates plan of care.

  • Clinical expertise and knowledge is such that individual can resolve complex patient/management/physician problems without supervision.

  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.

  • Leads process improvement initiatives in their own unit or participate in facility team.

  • Precepts new employees/students or attends formal preceptor workshop and is willing to precept. Reviews clinical performance of preceptee with unit leader or clinical instructor.

  • Provides four contact hours of educational activities, excluding basic patient education.

  • Contributes to development and evaluation of unit orientation program.

  • Supervises LPNs, Nursing Assistants, HUCs, Techs, and sitters.

  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

Minimum Experience: Minimum of three (3) years professional experience. Previous PACU or Critical Care experience required.

Licensure Requirement: Must have and maintain Tennessee State RN licensure. CPR required.ACLS/PALS REQUIRED.

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Job Title Clin Nurse III

ID 3231719

Facility Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

Department Name POST ANESTHESIA CARE

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